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The Ottawa Art Gallery believes art and culture are essential parts of belonging and are the building blocks of society we want. That’s why the OAG strives to tell the story of our community’s evolution through art and help to create a positive vision for our city’s future. We are...
The Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) has just announced the highly anticipated lineup of the five Critics’ Choice artworks for its annual Give to Get Art auction happening this Thursday May 16th, 2024! The art party of the season, OAG’s Auction offers culinary delights, thematic cocktails, silent bidding wars and a...
Each year, OAG presents an exhibition featuring the work of uOttawa MFA graduates, supported by the RBC Foundation’s Emerging Artists Projects fund.  The exhibition Spanning the Divide: Art from the University of Ottawa Department of Visual Arts, 2023 explores uncertainty and familiarity of spaces through experiences, boundaries, memories, and relationships. Artists...
A new exhibition highlights the contributions of the Department of Visual Arts to the region’s artistic landscape and fifty artists who have helped shape it. The Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) is proud to announce the opening of Art School Confidential, a group exhibition commemorating fifty years of visual arts at...
Afresh from the Canadian Arts Summit in Banff, it’s worth noting that “collaboration” emerged as a key thematic at this important gathering. Although the arts and culture sector in Canada is going through challenging times, it’s clear that we will emerge stronger by working together. Fortunately, OAG has built a...
Art has the power to transcend boundaries, tell stories, and ignite emotions. The Ottawa-Gatineau region is rich in cultural diversity and artistic expression. As such, the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) is home to a thriving community where artists from various disciplines are not only contributing their work to the Gallery ...
Since the founding in 1988, the Ottawa Art Gallery has fostered its’ Collections, collecting and caring for artwork connected to the region and different corners of Canada as a record of its makers and their creative practices. With the OAG standing as a community builder, these Collections reflects this, amassed...
OAG fosters the next generation of artists by offering Art Camps designed to ignite and cultivate artistic passions. Each year the camps feature workshops led by guest artists, providing children with the opportunity to learn from and be inspired by local creatives. This year, the OAG is pleased to announce...
Get creative at home this Family Day with a special wintery craft inspired by paintings from the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art. Using household items, you can create a textured winter landscape with fluffy white snow! Download the instructions here
Visions and Views speaks to the foresight of an Ottawa family and the collection they envisioned and donated. The Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) is getting ready to inaugurate Visions and Views: Landscape and Abstraction in the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art which highlights landscapes and abstractions from the Firestone Collection...

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